Focus Cia De Dança

Still Reich

Performance | Spectacle
  • Fernanda Vallois

Vancouver BC
October 2-4 octobre 2019

Presented by | Diffusé par: The Dance Centre (Scotiabank Dance Centre)
Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie St.

$21 - $37

Founded in Rio de Janeiro in 2000 by Brazilian choreographer Alex Neoral, Focus Cia De Dança has found huge audience success at home and abroad with its surging physicality and poetic depth. Neoral’s artistic approach is rooted in Brazilian tradition but is fiercely modern, blending ballet and contemporary techniques. Still Reich comprises four dynamic works choreographed to the propulsive music of the iconic American composer Steve Reich. Pathways is built on intricate duets; Trilas explores how everything can change in a moment; Wood Steps is inspired by nomadic life; and Keta shows the dancers working at maximum power and velocity. Packed with complex partnering and sculpted shapes, the fluent choreography drives a celebration of movement, sound and rhythm. Post-show artist talkback October 3. Presented as part of The Dance Centre’s Global Dance Connections series.


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